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Hand-Colored View of Albany, 1815
$225.00
Original lithograph from "Amerique Septentrionale" by Jacques Gerard Milbert. Hand-colored at the time of publication on India paper. Paris, 1815. Unsigned. Unframed. Paper trimmed to plate mark.
 
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Hand-Colored Anemones, 1719
$425.00
Original engraving with later hand coloring of various types of anemone from "Viridarium Reformatum Seu Regnum Vegetabile" by Michael Bernhard Valentini, Frankfurt, 1719. Presented in an archival mat. Small tears to edges of page hidden under mat.
 
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19th-C. French Watercolor of Roses
$245.00
Watercolor applied by airbrush of a dark and light rose. Painted in France at the end of the 19th century. French writing in antique ink on the reverse of the painting. Unsigned. Unframed. Small stain to the right of the lighter rose.
 
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Hyacinthine Macaw Engraving, 1884
$475.00
Color wood engraving with hand finishing from "Parrots in Captivity." London, 1884. Unsigned. Unframed.
 
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Blue & Yellow Macaw by Barraband, C.1805
$1,749.00
Original engravings, drawn by Jacques Barraband, printed in color, and finished by hand. From "Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets" by Francois Levaillant. Paris, 1801-1805. Unframed. Unsigned. Hinge stains on upper edges.
 
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Hand-Colored View of Saratoga Springs
$225.00
Original lithograph from "Amerique Septentrionale" by Jacques Gerard Milbert. Hand-colored at the time of publication on India paper. Paris, 1815. Unsigned. Unframed. Paper trimmed to plate mark.
 
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Emmerdale Lake, England, 1853
$425.00
Original lithograph, hand-colored at time of publication from "The English Lake District" by J.B. Pyne. Manchester, 1853. Unsigned. Unframed. Two stains in margins.
 
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Hand-Colored Water Lilies, C. 1850
$475.00
Original lithograph titled "The Water-Lily Tribe." London, circa 1850. Hand-colored at the time of publication. Unframed. Unsigned. Paper is lightly toned with a faint mat impression.
 
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Male & Female Cockatoo Watercolors, Pair
$1,295.00
Pair of original watercolors after lithographs from "The Birds of Australia" by John Gould. Signed "J.R.I" and dated 9.5.45. Unframed. Each watercolor, 15"L x 22"H.
 
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Belladona Lily Engraving, C. 1800
$375.00
Original engraving with early hand-coloring from an unknown French publication, circa 1800. Unframed. Unsigned. Strong plate mark. Creases to upper right and lower left corners.
 
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African Paradise Flycatcher Watercolor
$375.00
Original watercolor of an African Paradise Flycatcher by an unknown artist. English, circa 1800. Unframed. Unsigned. Paper lightly toned.
 
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Carolina Parrot Engraving, 1884
$425.00
Color wood engraving with hand finishing from "Parrots in Captivity." London, 1884. Unsigned. Unframed.
 
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Peapod & Fava Bean with Blossom, 1857
$145.00
Hand-colored steel engraving from The Instructive Picture Book. Edinburgh, 1857. Colors are bold and strong. Unframed.
 
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Ancient Pottery Engravings, 1766, Pair
$225.00
Pair of original engravings with later hand-coloring from "Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honourable William Hamilton." Naples, 1766. Unframed. Unsigned. Each print, 14.5"L x 19"H; plates are 6.5"H and 8"H. respectively. Margins are lightly smudges with wear to edges.
 
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Art Deco Koi Fish Pochoir, 1930
$325.00
Plate #1 from "Relais" by Edouard Benedictus. Paris, Éditions Vincent, Fréal et Cie, 1930. Pochoir print. Unframed. Unsigned. Small white flecks in burgundy margins.
 
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Hand-Colored Buffalo by Catesby, C. 1760
$325.00
Original copper engraving by Johan Michael Seligman after the original work of Mark Catesby from "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendisher und seltener." Hand-colored at time of publication. Nuremberg, circa 1760. Unframed. Names of artists printed in lower corners.
 
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19th-C. Pompeiian Labyrinth Design
$195.00
19th-century engraving hand-colored with gouache of a Pompeiian design. Unsigned. Unframed. Toning to edges of paper. Image size, 8.5"L x 8.5"H.
 
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French Tulips & Irises Gouache, C. 1950
$399.00
A gouache on navy blue Color-aid paper by Jacques Laplace (1890-1955). Lyon, circa 1950. Possibly for a textile or wallpaper design. Unframed.
 
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Hand-Colored Mandrill, C. 1800
$795.00
Original color printed engraving, embellished by hand, by Jean Baptiste Audebert of Le Mandrill (male Mandrill). Paris, Audebert and H.J. Jansen, circa 1800. Unsigned. Unframed. Foxing to edges.
 
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Hand-Colored Flamingo & Coral, C. 1760
$475.00
Original copper engraving by Johan Michael Seligman after the original work of Mark Catesby from "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendisher und seltener," by G. Edwards. Hand-colored at time of publication. Nuremberg, circa 1760. Unframed. Names of artists printed in lower corners.
 
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Hand-Colored Garden at Wanstead, C. 1780
$245.00
Original engraving with later hand-coloring by George-Louis Le Rouge from "Jardins Anglo-Chinois à la Mode." Paris, circa 1780. Unframed. Unsigned. Small tears and chips to edges.
 
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Nude Form Studies, 1765
$245.00
Original copperplate engraving from "The School of Art" by Gabriel Smith. London, 1765. Unframed. Unsigned. Edges are worn.
 
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Hand-Colored Madagascar Parrot, C. 1760
$425.00
Original copper engraving by Johan Michael Seligman after the original work of George Edwards from "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendisher und seltener." Hand-colored at time of publication. Nuremberg, circa 1760. Unframed. Names of artists printed in lower corners. Light stain on upper margin.
 
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Hand-Colored Barbary Macaques, C. 1860
$125.00
Hand-colored lithograph from "The Instructive Picture Book: Lessons from the geographical distribution of animals, or the natural history of the quadrupeds which characterise the principal divisions of the globe," published by Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh, 1860. Unsigned. Unframed. The paper has been trimmed and glued to board covered in period marble paper.
 
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Hand-Colored Map of Asia, C. 1787
$349.00
Engraved map by Rigobert Bonne with early hand coloring. France, circa 1787. Unframed.
 
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Merry Beaglers Hunting Lithograph, 1897
$985.00
Color printed aquatint engraving with additional contemporary hand-colored details. Engraved by John Harris after the painting by Harry Hall. London, 1897. Unframed. Has a repaired corner and some toning.
 
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Map of Antibes, French Riviera, C. 1725
$299.00
Engraved map of Antibes with later hand-coloring by Gabriel Bodenehr. Augsburg, circa 1725. Unsigned. Unframed. Foxing to margins.
 
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Map of North Dakota, 1889
$185.00
Map of North Dakota by George Franklin Cram. Chicago, 1889. Color lithograph. Unframed. Staple holes to bottom margin.
 
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Hand-Colored Strawberries, C. 1825
$265.00
Engraving with color printing with hand-coloring by an unknown artist, from the Royal Horticultural Society's "Transactions," printed in England, circa 1825. Unsigned. Unframed. Has light wear to edges and a few foxing spots.
 
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Map of Île-de-Bréhat Island, Pair
$345.00
Pair of maps of the islands known together as "Île-de-Bréhat" off the Brittany Coast in France. Printed in 1953. Each map is displayed in an archival navy blue mat measuring 14"L x 11"H. Unsigned. Ready for framing. Fading and yellowing to the edges of the light blue paper.
 
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Men's Equestrian Style, 1936
$195.00
Offset lithograph from "Supplément Modern Style." Paris, March 1936. Margins are lightly toned. Unsigned. Unframed.
 
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Leopard by Albertus Seba, 1758
$875.00
Tomus I Tab. XXXII from "The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities" by Albertus Seba. Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesberg, 1758. Original engraving with later hand-coloring. Unframed. Unsigned. Toned edges.
 
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Maps of Bethune, Douai & St. Venant, S/3
$185.00
Set of three engraved maps printed in Amsterdam, circa 1710. Each measures approximately 7.5"L x 6.5"H. Unframed. Unsigned. Maps of Bethune, Douai, and St. Venant, France.
 
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Cherry Blossom Gouache, C. 1795
$785.00
Original gouache on European-style paper, mounted on album paper, painted in China, circa 1795. Unsigned. Unframed. Light foxing.
 
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Hand-Colored American Pelican, C. 1760
$445.00
Original copper engraving by Johan Michael Seligman after the original work of Mark Catesby from "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendisher und seltener," by G. Edwards. Hand-colored at time of publication. Nuremberg, circa 1760. Unframed. Names of artists printed in lower corners.
 
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Map of Biblical Jerusalem, 1720
$475.00
Original copper engraving hand-colored at the time of publication. Nuremberg, 1720. Unframed. Unsigned. There are a few flecks in the margin and the original center crease is visible.
 
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Hand-Colored Scarlet Ibis, 1843
$275.00
Wood engraving by Josiah Wood Whymper. From "Plates Illustrative of Natural History," hand-colored at the time of publication. Published by The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Image, 10.5"L x 6.5"H. Unsigned. Unframed. Light toning and small stains on the paper.
 
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Going Out for the Hunt, C. 1830
$165.00
Hand-colored engraving copied after an illustration by George Cruikshank. Unsigned. Unframed. Light wear and marks to margins.
 
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Bloch Fish Engravings, C. 1790, Pair
$475.00
Pair of original engravings by Marcus Elieser Bloch from "Ichthyologie, ou Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particulaire. Avec des Figures Enluminées, Dessinées d'apres Nature." Hand colored at publication. Berlin, circa 1790. Unframed. Unsigned. Each print, 15.5"L. x 9.5" H.
 
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Hand-Colored Pansies & Purple Clovers
$275.00
Original lithograph hand-colored at the time of publication by G. Engelmann after the painting by Gerard van Spaendonck. Paris, 1826. Unframed. Unsigned.
 
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Palace & Labyrinth Designs, 1664
$155.00
Engraving with later hand-coloring by Georg A. Böckler. Nuremberg, 1664. Unsigned. Unframed. Stains and pencil writing in margins.
 
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Neapolitan Vesuvius Gouache, C. 1839
$1,749.00
Original hand-painted Neapolitan gouache entitled "Eruz de Gennajo 1839." An excellent example of the classic Neapolitan School view. Unsigned. Displayed in an archival mat with an opening of 12"L x 9"H.
 
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Chinese Art Objects, C. 1895
$125.00
Original color lithograph from Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon, 14th Ed. Leipzig, 1896. Unframed. Unsigned.
 
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Gouache of a Lighthouse on a Harbor
$339.00
Gouache painting on artist's board of a lighthouse and coastline. American, circa 1975. Unframed. Margins are toned but would be hidden once framed.
 
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Musquakee Chief, McKenney & Hall, C.1850
$1,995.00
Original lithograph of Wapella, hand-colored at time of publication, from "History of the Indian Tribes of North America" by Thomas McKenney and James Hall. No publisher on plate. Early folio edition. Unframed.
 
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Hand-Drawn Portrait of a Chow Chow
$575.00
Colored pencil drawing of a Chow Chow by animal illustrator Libuse Knotek. Likely the original drawing for an illustration that was later published in a book. Initialed in pencil at lower right. Displayed in a handmade giltwood frame with archival mat and hanging wire on back.
 
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Pair of original watercolors after lithographs from "The Birds of Australia" by John Gould. Signed "J.R.I" and dated 9.5.45. Unframed. Each watercolor, 15"L x 22"H.
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